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Is It a Sin to Get a Body Piercing?

The debate over tattoos and body piercings continues in the Christian community. Some people don’t believe body piercing is a sin at all, that God …

Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Coping

Blog in harmony with nature

Antioxidants<p>Green tea - contains a lot of substances which positively influence the brain, blood vessels and maintaining proper body mass. Green tea …

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

• <b>Author:</b> Anne Fadiman<p>Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction<p>When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's …

Far From the Tree

• <b>Author:</b> Andrew Solomon<p><b>From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional</b> …

The Girl in the Leaves

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Scott and Others<p>THE STORY OF ONE OF THE MOST BIZARRE MASS MURDERS EVER RECORDED. AND THE GIRL WHO ESCAPED WITH HER LIFE.<p>In the fall of 2010, in the all-American town of Apple Valley, Ohio, four people disappeared without a trace: Stephanie Sprang; her friend, Tina Maynard; and Tina’s …

Toxic Charity

• <b>Author:</b> Robert D. Lupton<p>Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. …

“Your Story is Not New”: On attending a memoir retreat

“The amazing thing about a memoir retreat,” I said to my friend Claire yesterday.<p>“—is that they exist?” she finished.<p>“No.” I laughed, then paused. …

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